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Jason Pohl in his home workshop

Jason Pohl: From Designing Video Games to Orange County Choppers and Beyond

Jason Pohl calls himself a “pretengineer” because he’s self-taught. Trained as artist, his design work has taken him from creating video games to actually designing and fabricating parts for Orange County Choppers. He moved into CAD design and working with CNC machines, creating custom parts for motorcycles in-house. Jason has boundless energy and enthusiasm as […]

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How To Use AI To Build Optimized Models In Fusion 360: Generative Design

How To Use AI To Build Optimized Models In Fusion 360: Generative Design

Autodesk recently added a futuristic function to its Fusion 360 design software. The new Generative Design workspace uses cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI) software that designs mesh and T-spline models with parameters that you provide. It’s called generative because the software generates dozens or hundreds of solutions from those parameters. If you don’t like any of […]

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CAD In Blender Is Here

CAD In Blender Is Here

From what I understand, there have been ways of doing CAD in Blender, but recently CAD Sketcher has been released to the public which really opens up Blender to do some fancy CAD stuff. for those who are unfamiliar, let me break down why this is important. Typically CAD or Computer Aided Drafting has been […]

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3D Printing a Repair Gear for a Salad Spinner

Experimenting with designing and printing repair parts using a 3D printer.

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